- Author: Shadostruct
- Date: May 13, 2023
- Updated: May 25, 2023
- Expansion: World of Warcraft
Zandalar is a continent home to the Zandalari Trolls and the Zandalari Empire ruled by King Rastakhan until his death at the end of the Fourth War. The Zandalari are a people with close ties to the wild gods called Loa and the spirits, but are also technologically advanced and value knowledge as a commodity above all else. On the continent of Zandalar is the capital city, Dazar’alor – the main base of operations for the Horde during Battle for Azeroth (BFA).
Getting to this zone is the first step to starting your journey to unlock both the Mag’har Orcs and the Zandalari Trolls. So, if you’re interested in the Horde’s new allies during the BFA expansion and would like to unlock them as playable races check out the: How to Unlock the Zandalari Troll Allied Race & How to Unlock the Mag’har Orc Allied Race guides for a step-by-step process!
There are a variety of ways to get to Zandalar:
- The Horde BFA introductory quests
- Portal from Orgrimmar
- Teleport: Dazar’alor / Portal: Dazar’alor from Horde Mages
- The boat from Echo Isles, south of Orgrimmar
- Sailing from The Wind’s Redemption boat, docked in Boralus (Alliance only)
How to Start the BFA Introductory Quests for Horde/Alliance
If this is your first time heading over to Zandalar, then the introductory quests for BFA are going to be your best bet for travel. Not only with the quests get you to your location, they’ll also open a path of travel to easily get to and from Zandalar once completed. For Horde players this will mean completing the introductory scenario that starts in Orgrimmar. For Alliance players this will be a necessity to get to Zandalar, as the only way is to arrive on the island is through the start of your Alliance war campaign to establish footholds.
Where Are Portals to Zandalar or Dazar’alor?
Where Are the Boats to Zandalar or Dazar’alor?
There are two boats that can reach the island of Zandalar, but access to them is dependent upon your faction. For Horde there is a boat to the south of Orgrimmar at the docks of the Echo Isles that will take you to Dazar’alor. For the Alliance the only way to get to Zandalar would be through use of The Wind’s Redemption boat, docked in Boralus, after you’ve unlocked the start of your Alliance war campaign and chose a foothold to establish.